In Naperville, a suburb of Chicago, local activists succeeded in stopping the development of a mixed-use (residential & commercial) development … More
The federal Endangered Species Act has generated a lot of conflict over the last 44 years, but has little to … More
The environmental movement is young by constitutional standards, gaining steam in the early 20th century and becoming a powerful political … More
An old criticism of socialism is that it measures virtue by how generous someone is with other people’s money. Many … More
A four-year battle between the federal government and Duarte Nursery over the farm’s plowing of a field to plant wheat—for … More
Rhinos have been hunted to the verge of extinction because of their valuable horns. Most governments have responded, as they … More
Designating uninhabitable private land as “critical habitat” discourages private conservation with no compensating benefit for species.
In the last few years, California experienced a long, severe drought. It was extremely painful, but not as painful as … More
At long last, the Administration has chosen an acting leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service—an important federal agency … More
The possibility that we may soon be able to resurrect extinct species would allow us to hedge against the risk of extinction.